[K12OSN] Student problem

Jim Hays haysja at sages.us
Wed Apr 28 17:42:46 UTC 2004

 From my reading, this requires the installation of ACL code.  Is the 
ACL code part of K12LTSP?  If so, how do we implement ACL on our shares?

Jim Kronebusch wrote:

>I would like to add to the original question #1.  When making the drop
>folder you are only able to specify an owner and a group.  I am a little
>frustrated with both OS X and Linux in the fact that you are limited to
>only setting permissions for one additional group.  Problem is that I
>have a folder with the "student" group set to write only, "root" is the
>owner with full privilege, now I want to give the "teacher" group
>read/write privileges...oops...too bad...I can only specify one group.
>Is this truly a limit with Linux or do the gui's limit to only single
>group privileges.  On Windows I can specify privileges for 15 groups if
>I want for a single file or folder, now I am not a Windows fan but this
>is a huge benefit (at least in my narrow world).  Any suggestions?  Also
>can I specify a group as an owner instead of a user?  This may help
>some.  Then the "teacher" group could be the owner and have full
>privilege, and the "student" group as the group with write only.  
>>From my reading it looks like there is a max of 3 variables no matter
>what, owner, group, and other.  This is indicated with the 3 digit code
>for permissions such as chmod 755.  Sure would be awesome to do a chmod
>75550 if needed :-)  I just don't understand how corporate level file
>sharing can function with such limited user permissions.  But on the
>other hand maybe Windows shouldn't have spent so much time on file
>permissions and researched how to share AFP worth a crap instead :-)

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